Searching for Work in the Digital Era

Searching for Work in the Digital Era. Pew Research Center. Aaron Smith. November 19, 2015.

The internet is an essential employment resource for many of today’s job seekers, according to the survey. A majority of U.S. adults (54%) have gone online to look for job information, 45% have applied for a job online, and job-seeking Americans are just as likely to have turned to the internet during their most recent employment search as to their personal or professional networks. Yet even as the internet has taken on a central role in how people find and apply for work, a minority of Americans would find it difficult to engage in many digital job seeking behaviors. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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